The first unambiguous evidence of fortification walls dates from around 4300 BC in what is now Turkey.
In July this year, a government inspection warned of “failure of fortification work” and fined the company.
Protected on all other sides by the sheer cliff, with a fortification at one point where it was just possible to land.
For what was to come he required the fortification of dinner.
The first line of fortification was the work of Francis I.; the second line and the donjon date back to the 11th century.
It was an enormous labor to construct this fortification in the dead of winter.
With a great fear in his heart concerning what had happened he hurried along the fortification until he came to the water-gate.
Instruction of the British farmer begins with the fortification of his will by confidence.
A morass or small lagoon cut the fortification off in rear from the mainland.
The palace is extensive, paled round with a sort of a fortification.
early 15c., "strengthening," also "defensive earthworks, tower" (mid-15c.), from Middle French fortification "strengthening, fortification," from Late Latin fortificationem (nominative fortificatio), noun of action from past participle stem of fortificare (see fortify).